Idli Milagai Podi - Idli Podi - Chutney Powder

Idli Milagai Podi is a great accomapaniment  with idli, Dosa,Paniyaram(Gunta Ponganalu) & uttapam.This freshly ground Powder can be sprinked on top of crispy dosa, then it becomes Podi dosa & if you top it on thick uttapam it becomes podi Uttapam. you can try variations with dosa batter by using this Milagai Podi.My husband never eats Paniyaram & Uttapam without this Podi.I am not a big fan of Idli's.but with this idli Podi, i love to eat idli's. Idli Podi mixed with Sesame oil, coated on both  the sides of  idli's is Perfect for Lunch box or at travel. 

Idli Milagai Podi

 Prep Time :  5   min. 
Cook Time : 15 minutes.
Recipe Category: Sides for idli- dosa
Recipe Cusine :South Indian
Yield:200 gms


Urad dal - 1 cup.
Chana dal - 2 tbsp.
Red chillies - 20.
Curry leaves - 1 sprig.
Hing - 1/2 tsp.
Salt - as Needed.

  • Dry Roast Urad dal & chana dal till it turns Golden brown colour & also it gives nice aroma, remove it from kadai.Add hing & salt with it & mix it.(hing & salt should be mixed with heat of the dal).

  • In a same kadai add curry leaves & Red chillies saute till it turns crisp.

  • When it cools  down Completely, grind  every thing into a coarse Powder.

  • you can add 1 tbsp of sesame seeds & saute seperately till it crackles & it changes the colour , & grind it with other ingredients for extra flavour.
  • Adjust the red chillies according to your spice level.
  • While serving mix this Podi with sesame oil for Good taste.
  • It Goes well with idli,dosa,Paniyaram & uttapam.
  • Mix this podi with sesame oil & coat all over the idli's both the sides, & pack it for lunch box or travel.
  • After making crispy dosa, drizzle some oil & sprinkle this podi all over the dosa, to make podi Dosa or make thick Uttapam & sprinkle this Podi  on top of it , to make Podi Uttapam.

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